Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 118 153
Rank change year-on-year -23 +35 -16
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 25 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.62% 1.12% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 5.32% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 7
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £213 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +97.65% -54.30% +58.30%
10th Percentile £174 £113 £330
90th Percentile £625 £438 £593
South East median daily rate £380 £396 £438
% change year-on-year -3.92% -9.60% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £16.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.81% -46.67% -16.67%
South East median hourly rate £41.25 £16.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +157.81% -61.21% +26.92%

Wi-Fi is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 675 808 1,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.75% 21.04% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 357 550
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.61% +1.00%
10th Percentile £202 £180 £251
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 42
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.25 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.19% -61.31% +0.74%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £15.30
90th Percentile £43.90 £55.00 £63.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.91% -43.93% +16.67%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wi-Fi in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury -9 11 £200 -5.88%
Reading -30 8 £425 +100.00% 2
Wokingham - 4 £625 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 11 (44.00%) WAN
2 10 (40.00%) Cisco
3 9 (36.00%) MPLS
3 9 (36.00%) Wireless
4 8 (32.00%) Juniper
4 8 (32.00%) LAN
5 7 (28.00%) Ethernet
5 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (24.00%) Ruckus Wireless
7 5 (20.00%) VPN
8 4 (16.00%) PPP
8 4 (16.00%) VoIP
8 4 (16.00%) ADSL
8 4 (16.00%) CCIE
8 4 (16.00%) Internet
8 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (16.00%) JNCIE
8 4 (16.00%) Brocade
8 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (16.00%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (12.00%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) C
9 3 (12.00%) C++
9 3 (12.00%) DNS
9 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) WAN
2 9 (36.00%) MPLS
2 9 (36.00%) Wireless
3 8 (32.00%) LAN
4 7 (28.00%) Ethernet
5 5 (20.00%) VPN
6 4 (16.00%) ADSL
6 4 (16.00%) Internet
6 4 (16.00%) PPP
6 4 (16.00%) VoIP
7 3 (12.00%) DNS
7 3 (12.00%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (8.00%) Converged Networks
8 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
8 2 (8.00%) ZigBee
9 1 (4.00%) 4G
9 1 (4.00%) 802.11
9 1 (4.00%) DOCSIS
9 1 (4.00%) DSL
9 1 (4.00%) VLAN
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Architect
1 9 (36.00%) Network Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Core Network Architect
2 4 (16.00%) IP Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Author
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Author
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) CCTV
2 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) FreeRTOS
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (8.00%) Case Management
3 2 (8.00%) eTOM
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (4.00%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (4.00%) People Management
4 1 (4.00%) Presales
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C
1 3 (12.00%) C++
2 2 (8.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCIE
2 4 (16.00%) JNCIE
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) CWNA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Juniper
3 6 (24.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 4 (16.00%) Brocade
4 4 (16.00%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (8.00%) Capita
6 1 (4.00%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (4.00%) Aruba